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Letter to O.M. Hatch, Secretary of State for State of Illinois from J.H. Colton. Colton, J.H. 1861

Letter to O.M. Hatch, Secretary of State for State of Illinois from J.H. Colton. / Colton, J.H. / 1861
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Full Title: Letter to O.M. Hatch, Secretary of State for State of Illinois from J.H. Colton, dated March 30, 1861 from New York.

Author: Colton, J.H.

Date: 1861

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Author: Colton, J.H.

Date: 1861

Short Title: Letter to O.M. Hatch, Secretary of State for State of Illinois from J.H. Colton.

Publisher: Manuscript

Type: Letter

Object Height cm: 25

Object Width cm: 20

Note: Complains of bribery by Robert Pearsall Smith. Colton claims that he has been unable to get from the State of Illinois the statistical information he needs on Illinois counties and towns and that Smith has offered to sell him the same information that Smith obtained from Washington (by "inducements" according to Colton) for an "exorbitant price." Colton refers to himself as the "oldest and most extensive publisher of Geographical and Statistical works in this country."

Reference: None.

State / Province: Illinois

Full Title: Letter to O.M. Hatch, Secretary of State for State of Illinois from J.H. Colton, dated March 30, 1861 from New York.

List No: 0183A

Series No: 1

Published In: Letter to O.M. Hatch, Secretary of State for State of Illinois from J.H. Colton, dated March 30, 1861 from New York.

Publication Author: Colton, J.H.

Publication Date: 1861

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 0183.000

Publication Type: Letter

Publication Height cm: 25

Publication Width cm: 20

Image No: 0183A

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